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Recipe: Vegan Ninjabread Cookies

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Yesterday I had the urge to bake, which I haven’t had in a awhile… I dreamt that I had a cookie company that catered for fashion shows, then woke up dead set on baking gingerbread cookies. So random. Coincidentally it was also National Pastry Day!  I had planned to use my old ginger snap recipe, ...

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Recipe: Vegan Vanilla Cornbread

After my somewhat fail as a vegan, which you can read about here… I had an epic comeback. I was more determined than ever to have a crap free diet (mostly because I was sick of being sick). I was eating vegetable soup everyday and lots of grains. I wanted to incorporate sturdier foods this time around. I had to ...

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Recipe: Candy Apple Banana Pancakes

There’s just something special about fall. We moved to LA over the summer, so leaves changing colors, caramel apples, pumpkin spice lattes, and apple pie give me these nostalgic, warm & fuzzy feelings…I woke up this morning murmuring about candy apples & my grandma’s pancakes lol. However, I’ve been on a strict vegan diet lately so I’ve been missing out on all of ...

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Birthday Crusades and Free Birthday Food!

It’s my birthday y’all! Time to bust out the champagne & german chocolate cake… At this point I’m much more excited about celebrating than I am about aging! LOL My mom and I share the same birthday month, so we’ve always gone all out for the entire month of October through Halloween. Last year we celebrated in New Orleans, which ...

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Freedom Through Food

For some insane reason, we think food is to blame for mental, physical, and even financial pain we’ve suffered. Quite the contrary, REAL food is provided by the Earth to nourish us, provide us with energy, and even protect us against bacteria and disease. Mental Freedom Food can provide us with mental freedom, reminding us that our basic needs are ...

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9 Reasons Why the Internet is a Weird Place

1. ONE in THREE new relationships begins online As the number of people interacting on a daily basis decreases, the number of relationships initiated online increases. The anonymity of meeting someone from behind a computer screen makes this form of dating preferable for many. Online dating sites can be used for anything from one-night-stands, to serious dating, or even finding ...

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15 Burgers that Will Change Your Life

1. THE FRIED EGG MAC’N’CHEESE BURGER Easy Mac, Fried Egg, beef patty, on a sesame seed bun.   A photo posted by Buttered’n’Smothered® (@butterednsmothered) on Apr 23, 2015 at 8:48am PDT 2. THE EVERYTHING MEATY BURGER A A Triple Layer Cheeseburger, Country Fried Steak, Fried Chicken combo with Ham, Bacon, Cheddar, and Provolone Cheese. A photo posted by @miss_nuoyali on Feb ...

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Corn Porn & My Love for All Things Corny

Do you like corn? I love corn. I’m from Missouri, so I’ve always had a lust for corn. I like corn in my salads, on my pizza, tortillas, cornbread, corncake, popcorn, sweet corn, corn grits, and corn chex. Whether grilled, fried, creamed, blue, white, or yellow corn; I don’t discriminate. Dominicans are known for making particularly incredible Corn Pizza. A ...

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Recipe: Vegan & Gluten Free S’mores Pop Tarts

I’ve always loved Pop Tarts and S’mores have been SO good to me, but the thought of a store bought S’mores Pop Tart sickens me to this day. HOWEVER, I had a dream that eating a S’mores Pop Tart could cure cancer so I decided to come up with a recipe I would even eat! These vegan, paleo, gluten-free Pop ...

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Recipe: Cinnamon Rolls From The Gods

Who doesn’t love cinnamon rolls?! Growing up I ate the store-bought kind for YEARS, until I taught myself how to cook. In this recipe, I’ve taken a classic cinnamon roll and added a tropical twist. These were necessary this past winter during a series of arctic snow storms! Anybody that knows me, knows I HATE being cold. The only way ...

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Recipe: Paleo Dessert Crêpes

A few years back I ate at this AWESOME restaurant called “Wang Gang.” They only stayed open for a few months, but during that time I had at least 20 chocolate spring rolls. These sound gross, but they weren’t anything like traditional spring rolls. They reminded me of a chocolate phyllo being rolled into little spherical chocolate burritos, and toasted. ...

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20 Most Ratchet Snacks in America

1. Chips Ahoy These bland, cookie-like, ultra commercialized biscuits are at the top of my list for one reason: I ate 1,000s of Chips Ahoy cookies in my childhood. I kept a stash in my bedroom as well as in the kitchen cabinet at all times. Too bad they changed their ultra ratchet recipe… 2. Pizza Rolls Ah Pizza Rolls… I really wish ...

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HOW TO: Write A Bestseller Overnight

Around Thanksgiving 2014 I began to notice how many of my relatives were suffering from debilitating illnesses like diabetes, and cancer. At both Thanksgiving, and Christmas dinner these same individuals would pile their plates high with salty, fatty, and sugary foods. They were addicted to the foods that were ruining their lives. The Cajun Caveman was a book created out ...

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5 Unusual Ways to Find True Love

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day I decided to write a post about love. This post is all about how to attract and keep a strong, long-lasting relationship. I met my husband when I was 15 and he was 16. We dated throughout high school and college. He moved to Mississippi for college, then transferred to my school, then I ...

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